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Posted on May 01, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Check the Register - Every vote counts 2 (2)

Deputy John Lyons teamed up with members of Labour Youth today to remind people to checktheregister.ie and make sure they can vote in the forthcoming Marriage Equality referendum.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Lyons said: “It’s extremely worrying that 120,000 young people are still not registered to vote. On May 22nd this generation will have a historic chance to break with the past and guarantee Marriage Equality for gay and lesbian couples. Polls are tightening so it’s more important than ever that everyone who wants to see a Yes vote makes sure they can have their say on the 22nd.”

Labour Youth National Chairperson Jack Eustace called this month's referendum a  "defining moment in our country’s history".

"We want to make sure that as many young people as possible are a part of making Marriage Equality a reality. Voter registration campaigns like the USI’s have done amazing work already, but there’s still a significant group of young people who are at risk of not having their opinion heard.”

So make sure your voice is heard and checktheregister.ie.

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